Results of the visit of prof. Harri Lorentz (University of Turku, Finland) at the Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg
At the suggestion of the scientific director of the laboratory of research in logistics, the head of the department of logistics and supply chain management, prof. V.S. Lukinsky program committee of the International Scientific Student Conference (HIM) SPb included in the list of key lecturers prof. Harri Lorentz (University of Turku, Finland) on February 3, 2017, on the theme "The analysis of the logistics development trends in global scale".
Here is an excerpt from the letter of Prof. Lorentz, which we received on February 5: "Thank you! It was a great pleasure to visit HSE ... And I was happy to see such enthusiasm among the faculty and students. You seem to truly inspire the new generation! Let's stay in touch and seek ways to collaborate ... Kind regards, Harri »
Prof. Harri Lorentz is one of the creators of the world-recognized methodology for assessing the level of logistics development of LPI (The Logistics Performance Index) and has been conducting research in this field for more than ten years under the auspices of the World Bank (The World Bank). The report for 2016 presents an assessment of 160 countries (more information can be obtained from the link).
Prof. Harri Lorentz was a member of the Scientific Committee of the NOFOMA conference held in 2016, 2012 and 2008. Information on the international scientific conference in the field of logistics of the Nordic countries (Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland), as well as the US and Central European countries is available under the link.The results of the research of prof. Harri Lorentz is published in leading logistics and supply chain management magazines: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, and Industrial Marketing Management.